DBA – keeping MySQL database in peak performance

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Malta
Salary: €40000 - €45000
Consultant: Przemyslaw Heluszka PH+356 2034 1566
  • €40000 - €45000
  • Full Time
  • Malta

Database Administrator DBA

  • Attractive Relocation package & benefits
  • New offices in Sliema, Malta
  • Cutting-edge technologies


A rapidly growing player in the international gaming sector is looking for a DBA to collaborate with DevOps and Data Teams whilst keeping MySQL-type databases in peak performance. As diligent and focused DBA you will be responsible for maintaining the existing infrastructure and become the database “source of knowledge” for Developers building new functionality.

As DBA, your day-to-day role will involve using the following MongoDB, Cassandra, MySQL, Percona, and MariaDB.

With an excellent set of benefits and the chance to progress in your career as the company continues to grow, the DBA role takes place in modern, comfortable offices based centrally in Sliema.


You will:

  • Designing scalable and fault-tolerant databases infrastructure using MySQL-flavour technologies. Administer multiple high-availability databases.
  • Understand Domain-Driven Design concepts and the principles of Bounded Context. Monitoring databases infrastructure for health and performance.
  • Work with development teams to introduce structural changes to production databases. Recommend performance tuning of queries and indexes.
  • Document upgrades, optimisation and best practices for Developers. Create policies for data backup, recovery, and integrity.


Skills / Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of MySQL, Percona, and MariaDB.
  • Scalability through replication, partitioning, sharding (and when to use these). NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB and Cassandra.
  • Performance monitoring, backups, and disaster recovery. Data security and integrity testing.
  • Use of Cloud-based databases.



Salary / Remuneration:

EUR 40,000 – 45,000



  • Flexible working hours
  • Career progression
  • Relocation package 2K
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks
  • Gym package 450 p/a


For more information, contact Przem Heluszka confidentially on 00356 2034 1566 or email your CV przem@archer.com.mt.


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